How to Clear Cookies in Chrome

Cookies are commonly used by websites to record their users’ online activities. It is necessary for websites to ensure normal operations by cookies. Here we are going to talk about what cookies are and provide step-by-step instructions on how to delete cookies from Chrome.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files stored by a web browser that contain information about your interaction with one specific site. Some cookies do no harm to you, while some cookies stick to your browser, track everything you do and record your actions. There are 3 main types of cookies: session cookies, first-party persistent cookies and third-party persistent cookies. Those harmful cookies that collect your information without your consent are third-party persistent cookies. We usually call them tracking cookies.

How to delete cookies?

Harmless cookies many be stolen by hackers and tracking cookies will compromise your privacy. To effectively protect yourself online, you should delete your cookies regularly. You can follow us to delete these cookies in Chrome.  

How to delete cookies in Chrome on your Windows or Mac computer

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click the setting menu in the top right corner of the browser
  3. Select “More tools”
  4. Click on the section “Clear browsing data”
  5. Under this section, you can choose a time range to delete the cookies that you want to delete
  6. Finally, you can finish the deletion by clicking “Clear data”

How to delete cookies in Chrome on your Android device

  1. Open Chrome app
  2. Tap “More” at the top right
  3. Tap “History”
  4. Tap “Clear browsing data”
  5. Choose a time range, select “Cookies and site data”
  6. Tap “Clear data”

How to delete cookies in Chrome on your iOS device

  1. Open Chrome app
  2. Tap “More” at the top right
  3. Tap “History” Tap
  4. “Clear browsing data”
  5. ·Choose a time range, select “Cookies, site data”
  6. Tap “Clear browsing data”
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